Hooded Menace's New LP Mixes Gothic Romance with Sinister Death/Doom
Stream the Finnish death/doom stalwart's dark, eerie, and surprisingly melodic new album, out January 26 on Season of Mist.
The Story Behind 'Sandstorm,' One of the Biggest EDM Songs of All Time
How an unknown clubgoer turned into an iconic European DJ.
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I Went to the Karaoke World Championships as Soon as I Found Out It Was a Thing
The only time you’ll find people from around the globe coming together to wave flags at someone thrusting to "Pretty Fly For a White Guy".
Kohti Tuhoa Is a Crucial New Voice in Finnish Hardcore
Stream the rising Helsinki punks' killer new album and read an interview with guitarist Ville Valavuo on black metal, health care, and how to get a record deal.
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Passengers Board Final Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th
Finnair is changing the Satanic flight number after more than a decade of service straight into the gates of HEL.
How the World's Safest Country Produced So Many ISIS Fighters
Finland, which last week had its first terror attack, spawns the most foreign ISIS fighters per capita of Muslims.
What It's Like to Transition in Different Parts of the World
From Canada, to Serbia and all the way to Australia – eight individuals talk about coming out as transgender in their respective countries.
Meet the 17-Year-Old Getting Rich Dealing Snus Illegally
In Finland, the black market for Swedish tobacco is worth almost £45 million a year. With the support of his parents, Niklas is cashing in too.
Influential Finnish Electronic Musician Erkki Kurenniemi Has Died
He passed away yesterday after a long struggle with illness.
Soldiers of Odin Canada Splinters Over Allegiance to 'Racist' Finnish Group
'Either stand with Finland, the racist founder... or stand united with us and fight on our side.'
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What It's Like to Be a Diehard Fan of The Rasmus After All These Years
We spoke to some hardcore devotees of the Finnish rock band to find out what exactly fuels their love.
ALMA Wants to Be Finland’s First Major Pop Star
The Nordic country's pop impact has often come second to its Swedish neighbours, but this 21-year-old is set on taking her sound worldwide.